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Lapta shooting: Four members of Tas family charged

1 March 2013

The recent shooting incident in Lapta resulted in the murder of Bekir Kuloglu and the wounding of his son Hasan Kuloglu.

The incident which took place on February 8th has now resulted with Umut Tas (21), Ahmet Tas(80), Mehmet Sait Tas(18) and Mehmet Tas (48) being charged with eight offences.

All four members of the Tas family were in Kyrenia Court yesterday surrounded by heavy security. The judge ordered that they be detained at Nicosia prison for up to 3 months, until their court case opens.

The charges include murder and illegal use of weapons.

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